LSU’s Hohmann takes straight sets win to advance in NCAA Tournament

PHOTO BY: LSU athletics.

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois — LSU men’s tennis sophomore Ronald Hohmann won in the first round of the NCAA singles tournament with a 6-2, 6-4 victory Monday at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex at the University of Illinois. 

The No. 29 ranked Hohmann broke a 2-2 deadlock to win four straight games in the first set against Baylor’s Matias Soto, who is ranked No. 36.

Hohmann led 3-0 in the second set when Sota responded with two straight games. Hohmann regained momentum and extended his lead to 5-2, held off one final surge and closed out the match.

Hohmann advance to the second round of the tournament Tuesday at a time and opponent to be determined. 

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